To participate in the “12 Days of Giveaways” Holiday Contest, entrants must be at least 19 years of age at the time of entry. This age requirement is in place to ensure full compliance with Ontario’s legal standards. Proof of age may be required to claim a prize.
Email Account Restrictions:
To ensure authenticity and fairness in the contest, entries submitted from free email service accounts, such as Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo, and others, are not eligible to win. Entrants must use a valid, non-free email account for entry. This measure discourages multiple entries and potential fraud, maintaining the contest’s integrity.
This contest is open to legal residents of Canada. Entrants must be residing in the country at the time of entry and when claiming any prize.
Employees of Velocity Solutions, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Contest.
By entering the contest, participants agree to abide by these eligibility requirements and warrant that they meet all such criteria. Any entry that does not comply with these requirements will be disqualified.
The “12 Days of Giveaways” Holiday Contest will commence on December 1st, 2023, at 12:00 AM Eastern Standard Time (EST) and conclude on December 22nd, 2023, at 12:00 PM EST (the “Contest Period”). Entries submitted before or after the Contest Period will not be eligible.
During this time frame, participants can enter the contest and be eligible to win one of the 12 prizes. Each day represents a new chance to win, featuring a different daily prize. Participants are encouraged to visit our official contest page regularly for updates and to participate in the daily giveaways.
Please note that the contest’s start and end times are based on Eastern Standard Time. Participants are responsible for converting these times to their local time zones to ensure timely participation.
Entries must be received within the specified Contest Period to be considered valid. Velocity Solutions reserves the right to extend, shorten, modify, or cancel the contest at any time, should unforeseen circumstances arise, in compliance with applicable laws and with proper notice to participants.
How to Enter
No Purchase Necessary:
Participation in the “12 Days of Giveaways” Holiday Contest does not require a purchase or payment. Making a purchase will not increase your chances of winning.
Participants can enter the contest from noon Eastern Standard Time (EST) until 11:59 AM EST the following day. This daily entry period allows participants to enter for each day’s giveaway.
Method of Entry:
To enter the contest, participants must visit the daily blog post associated with the “12 Days of Giveaways” on Velocity Solutions website. A new blog post will be published each day, corresponding to that day’s giveaway. Participants must follow the instructions provided in the blog post to submit their entries.
Earning Extra Entries:
Participants can earn additional entries to increase their chances of winning. Additional entries can be earned in the following ways:
- Referring Another Business: If a participant refers another business to the contest and that business enters the contest, the referring participant will receive an extra entry.
- Following Our Social Channels: Participants can earn extra entries by following Velocity Solutions’ social media channels. The daily blog post will provide details and links to the social media channels.
- Joining the Mailing List: Signing up for Velocity Solutions mailing list will also grant participants an additional entry.
- Entering Daily: Entries are carried forward, but you can earn extra entries by re-entering for each daily prize.
Entries Carried Forward:
Once a participant enters the contest, their entry is automatically carried forward for subsequent draws. This means that participants enter the draw for any remaining contest days by entering once. However, participants are encouraged to re-enter daily to earn extra chances to win, as outlined above.
Please note that each entry method is subject to contest terms and conditions, which participants must agree to. All entries must comply with the rules and regulations outlined in these Terms and Conditions. Velocity Solutions reserves the right to verify entries’ eligibility and disqualify any entries that do not adhere to the contest rules.
The “12 Days of Giveaways” Holiday Contest features an exciting array of prizes, each allocated to a specific day during the contest period. Below is the detailed list of prizes and their values:
- Prize 1: $100 Amazon or Uber Gift Card*
- Prize 2: $100 Amazon or Uber Gift Card*
- Prize 3: $200 Amazon or Uber Gift Card*
- Prize 4: $200 Amazon or Uber Gift Card*
- Prize 5: Dell 32″ Curved FHD Monitor – S3222HN, valued at $199.00
- Prize 6: Dell 32″ Curved FHD Monitor – S3222HN, valued at $199.00
- Prize 7: Lego Technic McLaren Formula 1 Race Car 42141, valued at $199.00
- Prize 8: $250 Apple Gift Card
- Prize 9: Xbox Series S Starter Bundle with 3 Month Game Pass Ultimate, valued at $297.00
- Prize 10: Nintendo Switch with Neon Blue and Neon Red Joy‑Controllers, valued at $399.00
- Prize 11: Samsung 4K 55″ Smart TV (UN55TU690TFXZC), valued at $549.00
- Prize 12: PlayStation 5 Console – Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 Bundle, valued at $650.00
- Prizes are non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash.
- The retail value of each prize is as stated above and reflects the market price as of the date these Terms and Conditions were drafted.
- If a prize is unavailable, Velocity Solutions reserves the right to substitute it with a prize of equal or greater value.
- Prize winners are solely responsible for any additional costs associated with prize redemption, such as taxes or additional expenses.
- Prize winners will be notified via the contact information provided at entry.
- Winners must respond within 30 days to claim their prize, as detailed in the Winner Selection and Notification section of these Terms and Conditions.
- Failure to claim the prize within this period, or inability to comply with any term or condition of these Terms and Conditions, may result in disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner.
- Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Velocity Solutions to use the winner’s name, likeness, and entry for advertising and trade without further compensation unless prohibited by law.
By entering this contest, participants agree to be bound by these terms and to comply with all federal and provincial laws and regulations. Non-compliance with these terms may result in disqualification.
Winner Selection and Notification
Selection of Winners:
- Each day’s prize winners in the “12 Days of Giveaways” Holiday Contest will be selected through a random draw. The draw will be conducted from all eligible entries for that specific day’s prize.
- The daily draws will occur at 12:00 PM (noon) Eastern Standard Time (EST) the following day.
Notification of Winners:
- Winners will be notified via their business email address provided at the time of entry.
- The participants must provide a valid and correct email address and check their email, including spam/junk folders, for notification.
Claiming the Prize:
- Winners have 30 days from the date of notification to claim their prize.
- To claim a prize, winners must follow the instructions in the notification email. This may include providing additional information or completing specific verification steps.
- Failure to claim the prize within these 30 days will result in forfeiture of the prize. Velocity Solutions reserves the right to select an alternate winner or dispose of the prize in a manner consistent with the contest rules and applicable laws.
Delivery of Prizes:
- Physical prizes will be delivered to the winners’ business addresses within Canada. Velocity Solutions will cover delivery costs.
- The winners are responsible for providing an accurate and complete business address for prize delivery.
- Electronic prizes, such as gift cards, will be emailed to the winners.
Liability for Delivery:
- Velocity Solutions is not responsible for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged, or misdirected prizes after dispatch.
- In any dispute regarding the delivery or receipt of any prize, Velocity Solutions will reasonably address such concerns but is not obliged to provide a replacement prize.
By participating in the “12 Days of Giveaways” Holiday Contest, entrants agree to be bound by these Winner Selection and Notification terms and acknowledge that Velocity Solutions’ decision is final and binding in all matters related to the contest.
Release and Limitations of Liability
Release of Liability:
By participating in the “12 Days of Giveaways” Holiday Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Velocity Solutions, their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, the suppliers and distributors of any contest materials, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the contest or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the contest; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors in the administration of the contest or the processing of entries; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the contest or receipt of any prize. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the contest, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to attorneys’ fees.
Disclaimer of Warranties:
The Released Parties make no warranties and hereby disclaim any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished in connection with the contest. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND THE RELEASED PARTIES HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Limitation of Liability:
Notwithstanding the release provided above, in no event will the Released Parties be liable for any special, consequential, indirect, incidental, punitive, reliance, or exemplary damages, whether in tort, contract, or any other legal theory, arising out of or in any way connected with this agreement or your use of or attempt to use any of the rights granted hereunder, including, but not limited to, damages for lost profits, goodwill, use, or data. This limitation on liability shall not preclude recovery of direct damages for claims that are actionable under the standard limited warranty provided herein.
By entering the contest, all entrants acknowledge their understanding and acceptance of this Release and Limitations of Liability clause and agree not to bring any kind of legal action against the Released Parties as a result of any losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind in connection with the contest or resulting from the acceptance, possession, or use of any prize, including without limitation, personal injuries, death, and property damage.
Personal Information and Data Usage
Compliance with Privacy Laws:
Velocity Solutions is committed to upholding the highest standards of data privacy and protection. All personal data collected in connection with the “12 Days of Giveaways” Holiday Contest will be stored and managed in compliance with local Ontario and Canadian laws, including the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and other relevant privacy regulations.
Collection of Personal Information:
- During the contest, Velocity Solutions will collect personal information from entrants, which may include names, email addresses, business addresses, and other contact information necessary for contest administration and prize distribution.
- This information will be used for the purposes of managing and executing the contest, including contacting winners, verifying eligibility, and awarding prizes.
Prohibition on Sale of Data:
- Velocity Solutions firmly commits not to sell, trade, or rent the personal information of contest participants to any third party for marketing or profit-making purposes.
Use of Information for Business Contact:
- While personal data will not be sold or used for unrelated marketing purposes, Velocity Solutions reserves the right to contact contest entrants regarding their IT needs and potential services that Velocity Solutions can provide.
- This contact will be limited to relevant business inquiries and offerings, and all such communication will adhere to the principles of respect, relevance, and privacy compliance.
Participants’ Rights and Data Retention:
- Participants have the right to access, correct, or delete their personal information held by Velocity Solutions. Requests for access or correction can be directed to the contact information provided in the contest materials.
- Personal data will be retained only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in these Terms and Conditions and in accordance with Velocity Solutions’ data retention policies and applicable laws.
- Velocity Solutions is dedicated to ensuring the security and integrity of personal data. We implement appropriate and industry-standard security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of personal information.
By entering the “12 Days of Giveaways” Holiday Contest, entrants consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of their personal information as described in this section and as permitted by law. Participation in the contest signifies acknowledgment and agreement to these terms regarding personal information.
Compliance with Laws:
The “12 Days of Giveaways” Holiday Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, and local laws and regulations governing contests in Ontario, Canada. By entering the contest, participants agree to abide by these laws and regulations and the terms and conditions set forth herein. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
Velocity Solutions reserve the right to cancel, suspend, or modify the contest if any problem prevents the contest from being conducted as planned. This includes, but is not limited to, fraud, technical failures, or any other factors beyond reasonable control which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the contest. In such cases, Velocity Solutions may, at its discretion, select the winners from all eligible entries received prior to the action taken.
All decisions of Velocity Solutions and/or Velocity Solutions regarding the contest and the application of these Terms and Conditions are final and binding.
Velocity Solutions reserves the right to disqualify any participant or winner who, in Velocity Solutions reasonable suspicion, tampers with the entry process, violates these terms and conditions, or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.
Except where prohibited by law, participation in the contest constitutes winner’s consent to Velocity Solutions and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and province for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
By entering, participants agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Velocity Solutions and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents from any and all liability, loss, damage, expense, or cost of any nature whatsoever for any claims, demands, or proceedings arising out of participation in the contest or any contest-related activity, or compliance or non-compliance with these Terms and Conditions.
Changes to Terms and Conditions:
Velocity Solutions reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice. Amendments will be effective immediately upon being posted on Velocity Solutions website. It is the responsibility of participants to ensure awareness of any such amendments.
By participating in this contest, entrants agree to be bound by these General Conditions and represent that they meet all eligibility requirements.
Social Media and Promotion
Social Media Platforms:
The “12 Days of Giveaways” Holiday Contest will be promoted on various social media platforms, including Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. While the contest may be promoted on these platforms, the contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, or any other social media platform used throughout the contest.
Participation Through Social Media:
- Participants may be required to have a valid account on the respective social media platforms to engage with certain aspects of the contest, such as for entry submissions, sharing, or following Velocity Solutions pages as part of the contest requirements.
- All participants must comply with the terms and conditions of the respective social media platforms.
- Any information provided for the contest on social media platforms is being provided to Velocity Solutions and not to the respective social media platforms.
Conduct on Social Media:
- Participants are reminded to maintain respectful and appropriate conduct when participating in the contest via social media platforms. This includes refraining from posting content that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, invasive of privacy, harmful, hateful, harassing, abusive, or otherwise objectionable.
- By submitting content related to the contest on social media platforms, participants grant Velocity Solutions a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use that content, including any images or text, in relation to the contest and Velocity Solutions promotional activities.
Privacy and Data Usage:
- Any personal information collected from participants via social media will be processed in accordance with Personal Information and Data Usage of these Terms and Conditions.
Limitation of Liability for Social Media Platforms:
- Velocity Solutions is not responsible for any malfunctions, errors, or complications related to the use of social media platforms, nor for participants’ interactions with these platforms beyond their control.
By participating in this contest, entrants acknowledge and agree to these terms regarding the use of social media and promotion.
The “12 Days of Giveaways” Holiday Contest and these Terms and Conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein. By participating in the contest, entrants agree to be bound by the laws of these jurisdictions.
Resolution of Disputes:
- In the event of a dispute arising out of or in connection with the contest, including but not limited to disputes concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Terms and Conditions, the parties shall first seek to resolve the dispute through informal negotiation.
- If the dispute cannot be resolved through informal negotiation within a reasonable time period, the parties agree to submit the dispute to binding arbitration. The arbitration shall be conducted in Ontario, in accordance with the Arbitration Act, 1991 (Ontario), or any successor legislation.
- The decision of the arbitrator will be final and binding on the parties, and no party shall have the right to appeal such decision to any court or tribunal.
Limitation on Claims:
- Any claim or dispute arising out of or relating to the contest or these Terms and Conditions must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose. Otherwise, such claim or cause of action shall be permanently barred, notwithstanding any statute or law to the contrary.
Waiver of Class Actions:
- To the extent permitted by applicable law, by participating in the contest, entrants waive the right to pursue any claim, dispute, or action against Velocity Solutions or its affiliates in a class action, consolidated action, or in any other proceeding in which either party acts or proposes to act in a representative capacity.
No Waiver of Statutory Rights:
- Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed to exclude or limit any statutory rights which a participant may have as a consumer under applicable local law.
By entering the contest, participants agree to these Dispute Resolution terms, acknowledging that they provide a fair and reasonable process for resolving any disputes that may arise.
For any questions, comments, or concerns regarding the “12 Days of Giveaways” Holiday Contest, or for more information about these Terms and Conditions, please contact Velocity Solutions using the following details:
Contest Inquiry Contact:
- Email Address: email@example.com
- Phone Number: 905-889-0509
- Toll Free: 1-866-737-8705
- Business Hours: M-F 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
- Velocity Solutions
- 300 John St. #506
- Thornhill, ON L3T 5W4
- For more information about the contest and updates, please visit https://velocitysolutions.ca.
- You can also reach us through our social media platforms:
- Twitter: it_velocity
- Instagram: velocitysolutions.ca
- LinkedIn: velocity-business-solutions
We are committed to providing timely and helpful responses to all inquiries. For issues related to specific aspects of the contest, such as entry submission or prize claims, please refer to the relevant sections of these Terms and Conditions for more detailed information.
We welcome your feedback regarding the contest. Please feel free to share your thoughts and suggestions to help us improve future contests and promotions.
For questions or concerns regarding the handling of personal information, please refer to Section 9: Personal Information and Data Usage of these Terms and Conditions.
By providing these contact details, Velocity Solutions aims to ensure transparency and maintain open lines of communication with all contest participants and interested parties.